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Configurable Distributed Systems, International Conference on (1996)
Annapolis, MD
May 6, 1996 to May 8, 1996
ISBN: 0-8186-7395-8
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Committees (PDF)

pp. ix
Session 1: Software Architecture
Session 2: Configuration Management

Practical Description of Configurations for Distributed Systems Management (Abstract)

James D. Thornton , University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
pp. 36

Implementing Interactive Configuration Management for Distributed Systems (Abstract)

Halldor Fosse , Department of Computing, Imperial College
Morris Sloman , Department of Computing, Imperial College
pp. 44

Agent-Based Configuration Management of Distributed Applications (Abstract)

Christian Moench , Dept. of Computer Science, J.W.Goethe-Universitaet, Frankfurt, Germany
Juergen Berghoff , Dept. of Computer Science, J.W.Goethe-Universitaet, Frankfurt, Germany
Anselm Lingnau , Dept. of Computer Science, J.W.Goethe-Universitaet, Frankfurt, Germany
Oswald Drobnik , Dept. of Computer Science, J.W.Goethe-Universitaet, Frankfurt, Germany
pp. 52
Session 3: Dynamic Reconfiguration

On-line Maintenance with On-the-fly Software Replacement (Abstract)

Steffen Hauptmann , Philips GmbH Forschungslaboratorien
Josef Wasel , Philips GmbH Forschungslaboratorien
pp. 70

Building reconfiguration primitives into the law of a system (Abstract)

N.H. Minsky , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Junbiao Zhang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick, NJ, USA
V. Ungureanu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Wenhui Wang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick, NJ, USA
pp. 89
Session 4: Adaptive Systems I

Models for Computational Steering (Abstract)

J. Vetter , College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology
K. Schwan , College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology
pp. 100

Fast concurrent dynamic linking for an adaptive operating system (Abstract)

T. Autrey , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Oregon Graduate Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Beaverton, OR, USA
C. Pu , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Oregon Graduate Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Beaverton, OR, USA
C. Cowan , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Oregon Graduate Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Beaverton, OR, USA
J. Walpole , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Oregon Graduate Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Beaverton, OR, USA
C. Krasic , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Oregon Graduate Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Beaverton, OR, USA
pp. 108

It's your choice-on the design and implementation of a flexible metalevel architecture (Abstract)

V. Cahill , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Trinity Coll., Dublin, Ireland
C. Zimmermann , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Trinity Coll., Dublin, Ireland
pp. 116
Session 5: Design

The Design and Implementation of a Framework for Configurable Software (Abstract)

Stuart M. Wheater , The University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Mark C. Little , The University of Newcastle upon Tyne
pp. 136

A Uniform Approach to Configuration and Communication in Distributed Systems (Abstract)

Nat Pryce , Imperial College, London, UK
Stephen Crane , Imperial College, London, UK
pp. 144
Session 6: Availability

The Unstoppable Orchestra: a responsive distributed application (Abstract)

M. Malek , Inst. fur Inf., Humboldt-Univ., Berlin, Germany
A. Polze , Inst. fur Inf., Humboldt-Univ., Berlin, Germany
M. Werner , Inst. fur Inf., Humboldt-Univ., Berlin, Germany
pp. 154

A Replication Protocol to Support Dynamically Configurable Groups of Servers (Abstract)

Christos T. Karamanolis , Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
Jeff N. Magee , Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
pp. 161

Using Application Specific Knowledge for Configuring Object Replicas (Abstract)

Mark C. Little , University of Newcastle
Santosh K. Shrivastava , University of Newcastle
pp. 169
Session 7: Environments

Distributed Interoperable Virtual Environments (Abstract)

Jim Duff , University of Maryland
Jim Purtilo , University of Maryland
David Stotts , University of North Carolina
Michael Capps , University of North Carolina
pp. 202

A Configurable Event Service for Distributed Systems (Abstract)

Morris Sloman , Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
Masoud Mansouri-Samani , Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
pp. 210
Session 8: Adaptive Systems II

Adaptive Distributed Computing through Competition (Abstract)

Kam Hong Shum , University of Cambridge
pp. 220

Evaluation of the Adaptation Techniques in Kernel Tool Kit (KTK) (Abstract)

Bodhisattwa Mukherjee , T. J. Watson Research Center
Karsten Schwan , Georgia Institute of Technology
pp. 228

Kea - A Dynamically Extensible and Configurable Operating System Kernel (Abstract)

Norman C. Hutchinson , University of British Columbia
Alistair C. Veitch , University of British Columbia
pp. 236

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 243
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